Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar events are highlighted live, on-air throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here at kcpw.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Community Calendar now also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10. We’ll happily hang them in our window for all Library Square traffic to see.

To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:

  • The event must take place in Utah.
  • The organization promoting the event  must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
  • The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.

If your event meets these criteria, click “Post Your Event” below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.

KCPW would like to encourage you to make the most of your post by adding a featured image and links to your organization.  Utilize the provided field boxes (i.e. location, ticket information) to display information as accurately and quickly as possible.  Please do not submit duplicate postings for the same event.

**Please submit requests at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, at least two weeks prior to the event.**

 

Feb
3
Tue
Oh, What a Character!: Writing Character Development @ SLCC Writing Center
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oh, What a Character!: Writing Character Development @ SLCC Writing Center | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Whether you’re writing fiction, nonfiction, or even poetry, it’s the people in the piece that makes it so compelling. Come create empathy with your reader by developing relatable characters. Join the CWC and learn how to write dynamic characters, how to include multiple characters in a story and how to describe characters in action and dialogue.

Qigong @ Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Qigong @ Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Tuesdays,

Qi (chee) is defined as life force energy; gong is defined as exercise. Put it together and Qigong is a Chinese practice that exercises your life force energy. The practice is the precursor to Thai Chi and uses movements and postures to integrate Chinese acupressure points, meridians, and internal organs in a mindful and meditative way. The gentle, rhythmic movements of Qigong reduces stress, builds stamina, increases vitality, and enhances the immune system. Students of any age or ability level can take this class and they can do it seated or standing. Co-sponsored with Tanner Dance. This class qualifies for the wellU requirements.

To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Feb
5
Thu
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Bring your little ones to stretch their wings with our educators and birds in Tracy Aviary’s Preschool and Kindergarten classes. Our classes are offered once a week for six weeks. Classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack, a sing-along song, and an engaging story connecting with our age-appropriate themes. All classes are designed for parents to attend and participate with their child. To enroll your chick before all the nests are taken visit us at http://www.tracyaviary.org/pre-k-classes/

Show Me a Story: Digital Storytelling @ SLCC Writing Center
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Show Me a Story: Digital Storytelling @ SLCC Writing Center | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

In this digital age, writing can take on multiple forms. Come join the CWC to learn how to craft and showcase a digital story of your own. Using written text and photos or video with narration, you can turn a written work into a dynamic story to be shared in a variety of platforms.

Feb
7
Sat
Family Heart Fair @ Intermountain Medical Center
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Family Heart Fair @ Intermountain Medical Center  | Murray | Utah | United States

This is Utah’s largest family heart fair and it is sponsored by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute. Enter the main lobby at the base of the patient tower (building 5).

FREE and open to the public—the fair has been expanded to cover heart issues concerning the entire family, from children to seniors.

“Since we know that lifestyle is an important factor in the development of heart disease, and that child obesity is a significant issue in our country, we thought it was important to broaden this year’s heart fair to address children’s heart problems and prevention at an early age,” says Donald Lappe, MD, chief of cardiology for the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.

Seminars
10:00am – Air Pollution and Effects on Heart Disease by Dr. Brent Muhlestein
11:00am – Childhood Obesity and Effects on Heart Disease by Dr. Arvind Hoskoppal
12:00am – Cooking Demo: Learn secrets for preparing tasty—and heart healthy—meals that your whole family will enjoy!

Other activities:
• Children’s Activities: Life-size games! (Operation, Whack-A-Snack and Teddy Bear Clinic)
• Go Red For Women: Relaxing atmosphere, Information on women & heart disease and prize giveaways.
• Meditation Demo & Participation: Learn how meditation can reduce your stress levels and lower your risk of heart disease.
• CPR Demo: Learn how you can save a life.
• Murray Fire Truck Tour: Give aways for kids and fire prevention handouts.
• Life Flight Helicopter Exhibit: Get a close-up look at one of these amazing machines!
• Free Family Photo Booth: Take a family snapshot.
• Health Screenings: Health risk assessments and blood pressure and body fat analysis.
• Learning Centers: Computer presentations on arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, heart failure, family historyand signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke.

To find out more, call the Heart Institute at (801) 507-4701.

Feb
10
Tue
Editing and Proofing @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 2169
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Editing and Proofing @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 2169  | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Tuesdays,

Does your job involve writing or reviewing reports or press releases, preparing Web content, or analyzing the written work of others? Do you help put together the newsletter for your favorite organization? Are you an aspiring writer who wants to know more about the way language works? If so, this hands-on workshop may be just what you need. It covers basic editing for grammar and content using material of your own choice. We also discuss editorial responsibilities, examine various stylebooks and approaches, and examine ways to avoid common pitfalls. The class includes a session on proofreading as well.

To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Feb
12
Thu
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Bring your little ones to stretch their wings with our educators and birds in Tracy Aviary’s Preschool and Kindergarten classes. Our classes are offered once a week for six weeks. Classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack, a sing-along song, and an engaging story connecting with our age-appropriate themes. All classes are designed for parents to attend and participate with their child. To enroll your chick before all the nests are taken visit us at http://www.tracyaviary.org/pre-k-classes/

Advocacy 101 Class for Nonprofits @ Utah Nonprofits Association
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Advocacy 101 Class for Nonprofits @ Utah Nonprofits Association | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Learn to identify and speak with your legislators and make them passionate about what you and your nonprofit organization do! Jayceen Craven Walker, a Government Relations and Advocacy consultant, will teach you the basics of advocacy and public policy at the state level. This class is an excellent way to prepare you and your organization for the 2015 Nonprofit Day on the Hill event on February 26.

In this class you will:
• identify your personal and organizational legislators
• fine tune and practice your 90-second elevator speech
• learn best practices on how to speak with and contact your legislators

Presenter: Jayceen Craven Walker assists clients to create and implement comprehensive government relations strategies that address both immediate needs and long term goals. She has worked with Utah nonprofit groups and government organizations for over 19 years. Jayceen expertly navigates the complexities of State and Federal government, including rural regulatory agencies, county councils, State legislature and Federal Representation. She also has extensive experience in planning and executing educational program development and outreach, while securing community-wide support for these programs.

Feb
17
Tue
Introduction to Studio Lighting @ Studio o2o
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Introduction to Studio Lighting @ Studio o2o | South Jordan | Utah | United States

Tuesdays,

Learn the basics of studio lighting in this hands-on class. Beginning with a simple and affordable one-light setup that can be used in a home studio, instruction will advance to a complex, multiple-light set. In the process, you will gain an understanding of the differences in lighting modifiers (umbrellas, softboxes, reflectors, grids, etc.) and when to use them. The first two meetings will be demonstrations; week three, you will have the opportunity to photograph a model in the studio using your own camera. Prerequisite: A film or digital SLR camera equipped with a hot shoe, and Nuts and Bolts (LLART 193), Digital Photography I (LLART 115) or take our quiz: go to www.lifelong.utah.edu or call 801-587-5433. Please be familiar with the workings of your camera. Special fee covers studio space.

Feb
18
Wed
Back Care Basics: Healthy Back, Healthy Body @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 1003
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Back Care Basics: Healthy Back, Healthy Body @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 1003 | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

60-80% of U.S. adults will experience low back pain at least once in their life. Learn common causes of low back pain and examine the choices available for maintaining a healthy spine. We will also look at the little known consequences of masking symptoms through the use of meds, vs a vitalistic approach that addresses the cause. Class is for those interested in preventing future issues as well as those that may already be experiencing low back pain.

To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Collage Art @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 1210
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Collage Art  @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 1210 | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Wednesdays,

From absolute beginners to experienced artists, collage offers a fresh and lively approach to art-making. This class will delight your senses as you design various works on paper. From crisply-cut mosaics to playfully sponged and spattered surfaces we will investigate composition, and using folds and layering we’ll create 3-dimensional relief. All materials provided.

To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Feb
19
Thu
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Bring your little ones to stretch their wings with our educators and birds in Tracy Aviary’s Preschool and Kindergarten classes. Our classes are offered once a week for six weeks. Classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack, a sing-along song, and an engaging story connecting with our age-appropriate themes. All classes are designed for parents to attend and participate with their child. To enroll your chick before all the nests are taken visit us at http://www.tracyaviary.org/pre-k-classes/

Feb
23
Mon
Eating for Weight Loss @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 1213
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Eating for Weight Loss @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX 1213  | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Mondays,

Struggling to lose weight? Would you like to lose weight and get healthy at the same time? Learn how to eat real foods, in balance, to create abundant energy, stable moods, a faster metabolism and overall vibrant good health and lose weight at the same time. We will also address10 common problems that can interfere with your ability to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. This class qualifies for the wellU requirements.

To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Feb
25
Wed
Grammarphobia @ SLCC Writing Center
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grammarphobia @ SLCC Writing Center | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Confused by commas? Perplexed by parentheses? Bring your questions about writing and grammar to the Grammar Phobia workshop! The workshop will address some of the most common grammar questions and offer strategies for recognizing and understanding the “rules” behind them.

Feb
26
Thu
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Little Chicks Classes @ Tracy Aviary | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Bring your little ones to stretch their wings with our educators and birds in Tracy Aviary’s Preschool and Kindergarten classes. Our classes are offered once a week for six weeks. Classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack, a sing-along song, and an engaging story connecting with our age-appropriate themes. All classes are designed for parents to attend and participate with their child. To enroll your chick before all the nests are taken visit us at http://www.tracyaviary.org/pre-k-classes/